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7 Fluke Fishing Tips

Learn seven fluke fishing tips from Captain Layne Wagner in this saltwater fishing video from Howcast.


Hi, my name is Captain Layne Wagner of Hawk One Charters. I've been a captain for over 40 years. I've fished all over the world and now I'm up here in Long Island, New York. You can find me online at Hawk One Charters, I'll be talking to you today about saltwater fishing. Now for fluke, use spinning reel. Make sure it's much lighter equipment because the largest fluke you're really going to catch is 10, 12 pounds. You want to have a lot fun, you want to feel it. You have to be in contact with the bottom at all times. So you want to use a six foot light to medium action pole with a spinning reel. The high low rig (?) which is simply hook on the bottom with a weighted hook it's called a lead head, another hook up here. Put your baits on it, usually use two different baits, one on the top one on the bottom to see which they're hitting. Light line, light spinning reel because that's all you need. When you sit here fishing (?) in shallow water and what you do is you bounce this lead head off the bottom. Up or down, up down, up down and the fluke will hit it. Very simple technique. You don't have to worry about, will I feel the fish. Once you're lifting it up all of a sudden it pulls back, the fish is on.

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